North Carolina Newspapers

    The North-Carolina Chroniclb; or, Fayetteville Gazette.
VOL. I.]
MONDAY, F4ES.UAR.Y i, ^190,
[Nl’MB. 23.
MISCELLAm'.
rrom the Gazette of the Ukitsd States.
THE GUEST.
The Mole that has no luindoiv for tie fan,
“ Finds jet a light that teadi to genial love.”
f A GREAT part of mankind are held in bond-
age to one ab'urd culb.ra or anoUier—but
^rhaps a more ridiculous and niifchievous deviaii-
on from the laws of nature and reai'on, never ob
tained than the Celibacy of the Cleigy. 'I'his is a
trite fubjeft of declamation ; but all that has been
written, or could be urged againit it, would have
proved ineffedhial,had notthe rays of political know
ledge recently opened the eyes of mankind to their
true interell. Their is now a fair prolpeft that this
intolerable yoke will be taken olF the clergy of the
RAman Catholic church ; and the door ol honour
able love, and connubial felicity, be opened to them
in common with their fcllow-nien. “ Marriage is
honourable in allIt is an inllitiliion wile, politic,
and benevolent initfelf—and leatls to all the tender
charities tliat knit the family of njankind in the hap-
pied unities ol love, concord, and peace.
Whin I behold a well-regulated happy family,
the objeit inJpires tlie moll plealing I'enlalioiis and
refl edions. I call my eyes back to the period when
'the parents of a lovely progeny firfl commenced the
acquaintance tlult has proveil the origin of fo many
agreeable circumRances. Happy- moments of love,
honour, and mutual contidcnce !—How refined and
delightful the fweet intercourfe of kindied minds !
Their mutual aitr.adions, cemented by the facred
bonds of wedlock, have gathered llrenglli with ad
vancing years—-and, their lad fctling fun fliall go
down in peace. Wlien this conneflion is Ibuiuied
on proper principles, it is not fuhjed to thofe pertur
bations and depreflions of fpirits, which itndci' the
marriage ftateajcRto tli« ihoughtlefs libertine, and
make the timid waver and doubt till tinie,extinguini-
tngthc'beftpalltohs m the human benrt, creates art
indiiference either topleufingor being plealed. The
cares of life in every ltHtc«« ltf5ny—In the mar-
ried'ftate they are divided, as they incrcafe—and
, the pleafures of life are doubled—the mind retains
its natural foftnefs and generous fym|)athy—and
having a variety of objeiis to engage its attention,
thofe ohjeids interell its feelings, and animate its ex
ertions, till its felicity con/ills m living to the hap- '
pinefsofits cbnncidions, and of mankind. Society
derives its bellfecurlty from the attachnlents which
originate in the ties of family. Fathers, motlierst
and children are the fureft and bell pledges of fideli
ty to the comraonw'calth—to thofe endearing appel
lations notliing is indifferent, that has reference to
the peace and profjlerity, the misfortune or niifery
of their country ; but the voluntary exiles from the
temple of Hymen, while they violate the laws of
rcafon and fociety, in palling through life in the fo-
litary walks of b.iehelorifm, lofc by degrees the belt
a'Feaions—they conirUft a temper of inll-nfibility to
the happinefsor infelicity of their fellow-creatures ;
and from neglcdling and being neglefloi! by the he/f
prfcr of our fpecies, they iie|nii e a inorofe and cenib-
riou'- dirpoliiion—and making war witli the woild
by dieir contemni for Its maxims and cuRums, they
always come olT fconJ h.Jh
The follraiina ohfervathns on the great Importanre and
n/’/V/Vvu/'Nl-wsPXPFPr, atee\frnOed from the firf
number of the STAR—.j paper'pub-
lijhedby Mr. Loring Andrews, at Stockbridtre;
MalTachufetts. .
I T is owing in a great degree to the want of in
formation, that the people are fo often ftifpicious
of their rulers, and entertain the idea that the in-
tcreft of the people and the interell of the govern
ment is unconneiSed ; and that the latter have no
objeft but to aggrandize thetnfelves, acquire unli
mited power, and lay heavy burdens upon their con-
ftltuents, which they themfe! ves mean not to feel
the iveight of. ReRlefs and lifiippointed mcTi, o\n
of office, cverpropagate.fucli ideas ; and fo Inni'
us the people at large, or any number of them, ground
their opinions upon verbal reports, they will be like
ly to remain in a/late cl uneafmefs svijh regard'to ^
their liberties and properties. Every man v ho feels
intercited in his own late, and the fate of his oli-
Ipring, Ihould Jearch for hinfilf, and inftead of alking
his ialorm. nt, “ arc ihefe things f®,” he fhould ap
ply to die hJE'WBFAP-ER, the faithful regilier of
liiv irauiaCiK.ns ol the ; its pages tctiiiy con-
ctniing public men and public mtafurcs. II the
lUicrsoi ihe people atl uprightly, lludy the interell,
of their coulinuents, and conlult the good of the
great whole, ilie people will rell liiusfied il they know
it ; and the true and only lure channel tluough
which this intorinaiion can be gaii.eo, is a ]NE’V\b-
PAPliK. If rulers err, the people liiould know of
their mifcondiuii, which will L\e be paii-lcU lu its
true colours bj die impai ii.d isaitoi ci a hsewipaper,
and impartial every Editor t.ught certainly to be,
for, if patronized by the people, mueli is eiitruiled
edtohim; felt-inieieli, ii no oilier iiiouvellin4U-
laces, and mull induce an Eaiior of aKew ipaper to
found an alaim, when danger is at hand; lor the
deilruction of a ratt PRess will be ..t uiu oljjtct
with nieu determined to enliave iheii Iclluw-ciiizcns.
Sueli determinations, how ever w ill ntver he formed,
w hile the people ccaunut walcliiiil ol their liglils,
attentive to the proceedings of government, and li
beral patrons 01 the alls, “ .iii,oiig winch a liee
pi cl. iiolds a dillinguili.cd rar.k.-^’
ai iiiniwwA iiR'. i.'sm
FOREIGN AFRAdES.
LONBON, OCrOBER 26.
A nother Rormisgnlrig lofillorthfOwoman
empire, which may j rcbalily retard ihc opera
tions tl'.alarc *nw earned pn by foine great powers
in I'.uropc, for cfi'c‘‘'ing a peace between ail riu- belli -
gerent powers, or v.-hich will oblige the Porte to
make greater fat-1 ilices tliun llie itiiglic have at firll
intended, to prociirc a peace.
Thc'coiii t ot Naples has lately flarted claims to
Uie prorvince ot' Albania, bordering on the Aalrhitic;'
and now in poffelT-on of-the Turk;.
This appears to the court bf Naples to be tlic moR
favourable moment to urge thofe claims, when the
Poi te is engaged in acontcR with Rullla and Auf-
f-ia. *
Thofe claims, fnpporied even by the whole of the
forces of the Two Sicilies, would nof grcMtly enibar-
! rafs the Turks, if the king of Spain was to Rand
netiter.
But his Catholic Majefly, we are inform,cd, has
caufed it to be lignified to the'Portc, that he will fup-
pnn the pretenlions of his brother the king of the
Two Sicilies, in afi'eriiiig the ancient right of the
crown to the province of Albania.
P.draR cfa letter from Paris, dated Ofiober 16.
“ The inhabitants of this city w ho happen to ihink
that the mob tire not infallible, fcaicely dare open
thcii lips in j.ublic about aifaiis. Such is the {itna
tion of alfaiis at prefent, that a b.old calumny, bold
ly propagaled, would be fufiicu nt to n akeilic n ob
proceed to extiert dies of the moll alaihiing naltirc,
liefoie they wotild t.ikc lime to ci.nlidc-r whether or
not there was the fmalleR foundation for fuch vio
lence. If one of the rabble /hould hap]ien to point
to a man, and cry out “ aiilloc rate !” the death tif
the wretched man would probably be the conle-
qticnre.
“ J his is U't a mifreprefentatiop or an exaggera
tion ; witli my own eyes 1 faw an iiiRancc tlmt ful
ly warrants the a(ictt;on. A clergyman I'fthe name
of Lc Roi, liad tlie nii-.fortiine to bill under the dif-
pleaftire ol tb.e mob, who 1 ffolved to difpalcli him
.w ithout any iorrii of trial, and by their own fove-
rclgn authority. The poor man feeing fome people
advance towards him wiiliftiry in their looks, and
crying “ ariftocnite !” inllantly ran into a lioufe for
Rielter, and afeaped by a back door. Tlic mob foon
followed, dragging wit an Abbe who happened to
be in the fame bottfe. They roared out tliat tlic-y
had g6t the Abbe le Roi. and ftvore tlicy v oitld im-
rnediately hang him. Y IiilR they wera dragging
hint to the place of e.xenition, tl,c- mifcrtuTmic vif im
of their fury declared In the n-cll f.'icnm mannt-r,
that he was not tin- Abbe It- R-.j, b,,u they would not
attend to liiri'. When they gc.t Idm to tlie place of
execiilion, iliey fixed the fata! cord rwinj his neck.
While the) were E ing litis, th-; pool man with tears
in I'.is eyes, and liis hands flretched cut towards hca- ^
ven, called God to witncls he was not the n.an they
took him for. '1 hey Rill continued deaf to his do- ^
durations, and were juR on the point ot hanging him’,
when the Marquis delay Fayette arrived. Having
requeued they would fulpend the execution for a few d
minutes, he alked what was the Abkc’e crime, 'i hc Q
mob replied, lie was the Abbe le Roi, tlic friend of >
the ariltocracy, and the enemy of the people. The «
Marquis told them they were miliaken: he fai 1 he (J
very well knew the perfon of tlie Abbe le Roi, and
he alfured them upon his honour, tliat the pcrlon
whom they were going to hang was not the man.
He faid he did not know who the Abbe then pivleat
w’as, but he declared he was not the Abbvle Roi. A
Oa this declaration of the Marquis, the poor Abuc £
was releafed ; hut had this nobleman arrived a quar- Q
ter of an hour later, he would have found the m.in
murdered. Such is the government which prevails T
In this city.  y
“ There is reafon to believe that the majority of
the members of the alfcmbiy are extremely at erfe sj
to go to Paris, fearing their liveS to be in danger : J
but the I cpcalcd invitations of the Parifians, who S
will not bo c.-.fy without them,at length determined
their removal, though not before the alfcmbiy had j i
received a forntal deputation firm the commens of c
Paris, who engaged loanfwerfor tliepeiloiial fecu-
tity of every member.” ^
'I'o liiow how mucli more the purlbit of a Fox is^
pretc'iicd to the purl'uit of religion, a church was^ .
lately erctflcd at a village inSulfolk, the coll of wl.i. h pi
was two thoufand pounds. And laR Week the Iluke a
of Richmond’s dog-kennel, at Good-\Yood, was X
completed, the expertfe of w hicli has been not left then
ten ihoufundpounds ! So that, according to mndern ^
eRimation, a kennel of hounds is juR live limes the 4^
Value of a church !
The ahbvc kennel Is built cn arclics, all of Rore ^
rtiRic, with fomewhat of the 'rufean cliaiacRcr. TJie *
front li.vs a fpaciou.s entranee in the centre ; t\>0 V
feeding rooms J two rooms for the Jogs to-netp in'; (J
two for thui'e that arc indtfporcl, v.'ith other ticprrt- ^
dcncies for thofe that aie niore Tick, &c. I'he lloor
of each is well contrived, as to the air, hanging lev 1,.M .
and gutters on all lilies Atthfcback of the build-^S
ing are rooms for the htinifmen and whipfers-in, »
and courts for the dogs. Tlic Duke furiiilhcd all L
thednawings hirrdelf ; and the expeafe ot tlu whole Q
occafioned drawing on his banker for thi! above lum. •»
His Graee is mailer of the ordnance. jj
An afeUing event, ^
A few days fince wvie executed at Shrewfhnry, i
'i’ll..mas Pliipps, elq. aged 47, and hi.s fon, Thomas §
I’b'l'ps-.jnn. aged 20, for lorgir.g a note of li.md *
ftir 2c!. purporting to be given by RichardCokman. J
The note had been put in liiit—but the defendar.t ^
iiilillcd, that the note was .I forgery. After a full *
heaiii.g, the two Phipps’s wen- hroii; he in giiillv, Ji
and werefen e ceJ tt. be himi;-. Mr. Pliipps ami his J
1.'.!, f:’.m the - ifiie f.f b -i. co-.-lcnuKiiion until the ^
morning nt tin irexcititi n, |ti-liftcd in tlieii ihi.o- *
ccr.ee. How ever, be.ore tl ey left tlic gaol, ) rnii'g
Phi, ;-s tf r.fi-lled that he romi: ittcu the I'liigL.vj
avowlii^-^ liis hi.liti’s inroccr.c f '. i\.-iit.l nt-iar.co
ol Its luai'p; li-ri'C.!, 'vl-eii publilhod. 'l hicy w-.-re
taken in a tti urniiig co.ichtothe place of r-.-iu i-
on. _ fhitluiry.ay lothe r.i-al tree, riie firiiei I'.iid
totl'.e I,'ll, “Ti-ii.'iiiy, thou h.iR htctigl.t me to this
Ri iinclul end, but 1 trcely foigive thee.” To whdeh
the fon made no reply.
When tl K‘ aw’lul moment arrived tliat
leave lliC labk- vehicle, Mr Phipps faiJ to
“ You l.ave l.rotight me liithet, do you lead the ^
w ay which the youth accordingly drd, and in tlie ' I
moll cimipofed manner afeended the ladder to a O
temporary lyalfold, ereiRcd for the purpofe, follow- 3.
cd by his father. When the devotions were hniflied,
and riie conviils tied up, they embraced each other,
and in a few miinite.s the executioner let dowm the ^
fcall'old.and they were lantielied into eternity, atnidR 1
a vail concriirfc of decply-alftflcd IjieiRators be- £
holding a parent and a child fttffei ing an ignomini- ^
Otis death for viohating the laws of their coimn y.
November to. '/Tpon a fair inveRigation, it ap
pears, that ihelofs to the Holy .See, by therevolii I-
on ill France, will be no lei's than four millions of
crowns.
'Pile American Rates have obtained h.iilhs fn rr.
Romc-fortlieconl'eorationof Dr. John Carrol, tRe
fyr ax.
they mtiR
to his icti,
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